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A History of the campaigns of the British forces in Spain and Portugal : undertaken to relieve those countries from the French usurpation : comprehending memoirs of the operations of this interesting war : characteristic reports of the Spanish and Portuguese troops, and illustrative anecdotes of distinguished military conduct in individuals, whatever their rank in the Army


Published 1812
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v. 1. Policy of the war. Military view of the peninsula. Preliminaries to the operations of the British Army.- v. 2. First British campaign (1808). The convention of Cintra. Restoration of the kingdom of Portugal, on its evacuation by the French troops.- v. 3. The campaign under Sir John Moore, his retreat, and re-embarkation of the British Army.- v. 4. Military state of the peninsula, in 1809. Defence of the eastern frontier of Portugal. Advance of an army under Sir Arthur Wellesley (Marquis Wellington) into Spain. The battle of Talavera.- v. 5. Views of the campaign, of the allies and the enemy. Military-diplomatic negociation of Marquis Wellesley. Retirement of the British Army to the Portuguese frontier

RBSC copy 1: Includes [4] p. of advertisements at end of v. 1

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Volume 1
Publisher London : T. Goddard
Pages 524
Language English
Call number AHE-8237
Digitizing sponsor University of Toronto
Book contributor Fisher - University of Toronto
Collection thomasfisher; toronto

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